Ted Pedersen poses with a chain saw Caption on verso: "This is only a temporary dwelling until I can build our future home of logs. However I learned a lot by putting this one together. Have been wearing a moustache for seven years."
Title from album note Additional information from album: On the brink of the cave in are the "700" mine's stamp mill, ruptured fuel tank, and boiler house; to the right of the mill and behind the boiler house is the main Treadwell cyanide...
Title taken from image caption. Three Alaska Native women, one holding a child; an Alaska Native man, and an officer from the Thetis. A dog on the left. The group is standing before the door to an underground dwelling.
This frame of would be covered with canvas to become a useable summer dwelling, qalluvik. A tent like this covered with skins is called an Itchellik by the Nunamiut. A tepee style tent with one pole in the middle is called a napattaq tupiq.